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Four Questions with Cleve Jones: Reflecting on the AIDS Memorial Quilt as it Returns Home

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Cleve Jones is a human rights advocate who has long been a champion for people living with HIV and LGBTQ+ equality.

He co-founded the San Francisco AIDS Foundation in 1983. Two years later, he conceived of The AIDS Memorial Quilt at an annual candlelight memorial honoring his mentor Harvey Milk, the politician and civil rights leader who was assassinated in 1978. In 1989, The Quilt was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize and has become a worldwide symbol of the fight to end the AIDS epidemic.

OCTO Initiative: Nonprofit Connect - Amplifying Impact with VMware's Nonprofit Customers

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At VMware, we believe that technology can be a significant force for good by helping address the world’s societal challenges when integrated with existing processes and in partnership with the people working closest to the challenges. As the world relies on 12 million global nonprofits to continue tackling the planet’s most pressing problems, we also recognize many of these nonprofits struggle with realizing the benefits of technology.

Giving Back in Over 50,000 Miles and 3 Continents

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Eleven years ago, I received a phone call that changed my life. A childhood friend called asking if I would like to join her newly formed nonprofit as they traveled to Nepal on their first medical mission to perform total joint reconstruction surgeries for the under-served.

CIT Joins With Customers to Deliver Acts of Caring to Communities

Customer program follows month-long employee social good project that produced 3,000 acts of community support
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NEW YORK, July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – CIT Group Inc.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Partners with Taproot Foundation to Launch Online Volunteering Platform

Pro bono service opportunities on Taproot Plus will be open to Louisiana residents and organizations
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BATON ROUGE, July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/—Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana is partnering with Taproot Foundation, a leader in pro bono volunteer service, to launch the state’s first dedicated platform for virtual pro bono volunteering. Through this platform, Louisiana’s nonprofits can connect with individual volunteers who have business expertise in areas where they are seeking assistance.

Keep America Beautiful Launches Community Improvement Grant Program to Help Beautify MLK Corridors Across the Nation

Community Improvement Grant Program Supported by Partner Diageo North America as Part of Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup
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STAMFORD, Conn., July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, in partnership with Diageo North America and its Diageo Community Activity and Relief Efforts (“Diageo C.A.R.E.s”) program, today announced the creation of the Keep America Beautiful Community Improvement Grant program to support the efforts of volunteers, residents, community groups, and business owners/employees to prevent litter, promote recycling, and beautify a

Relief From Sickle Cell Disease Made Possible by Red Cross and FedEx

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If you could, with relative ease, relieve someone else’s physical suffering from an agonizing blood disorder, would you?

Watch Land Betterment Corporation's Impact Minute Episode 6

Company discusses the issue of social equity and rural broadband access
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FISHERS, Ind., July 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to release Episode 6 of its Impact Minute video blog.  The impact Minute is a weekly, short video series where members of the Company’s management team discuss entrepreneurship and creating sustainable business that aim to address environmental and social issues.  In this episode, the Company discusses the import

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E15: Derrick Feldmann, Ad Council Edge & INFLUENCE|SG

What Drives Young People to Act on Social Issues?
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Derrick Feldmann, Managing Director of Ad Council Edge and INFLUENCE|SG, has devoted his career to unpacking why and how young people choose to engage with social issues, as well as how the topics they care about influence companies’ CSR and marketing strategies.

Listen as he and host Danielle Holly discuss what’s in store for brand engagement in social issues in the context of COVID-19 and how to tell when a company is authentically supporting a cause versus what’s just “good marketing.”

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